Articles Tagged 'Robert Menendez'
Republicans see chance for major upset in New Jersey Senate race
Republicans are increasingly optimistic about their chances to take out Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., as their nominee Bob Hugin has turned what many expected to… READ MORE
Dismissed juror causes chaos at Menendez trial
After just one day of deliberations that started fresh with an alternate replacing a juror who left last week, the jury in the bribery trial… READ MORE
Jury starts deliberations in Menendez corruption trial
NEWARK — The federal corruption case against U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez went to the jury Monday afternoon, leaving seven women and five men to decide… READ MORE
Corruption trial could roil NJ Senate race
Sen. Robert Menendez ongoing corruption case could upend the New Jersey Democrat’s reelection bid in 2018, with the longtime politician scheduled to go to court… READ MORE
NJ senator under investigation for aiding embezzling brothers
New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez is under investigation for his connection to Ecuadorian bankers who allegedly stole millions in their home country and are living as fugitives in the US, according to a new report.
The Democratic senator is under federal criminal investigation for efforts he made to help brothers William and Roberto Isaias stay in Florida after they were… READ MORE
Immigration agreement â€˜very closeâ€™ in Congress; guest workers still a hurdle
Members of the â€œGang of Eightâ€ tasked with carving out a comprehensive immigration package said Wednesday that they hope to file a bill when they… READ MORE
Florida doctor pays politicians, not taxes
A Florida eye doctor who owes millions of dollars in back taxes to the federal government but who managed to shower Sen. Robert Menendez and… READ MORE
Key senators agree on sweeping immigration reform
WASHINGTON | A bipartisan group of leading senators has reached agreement on the principles of sweeping legislation to rewrite the nation’s immigration laws.
The deal,… READ MORE
Watchdog groups rip DHS over claim agents waited to arrest illegal immigrant Senate intern
Anti-illegal immigration groups slammed the Department of Homeland Security for allegedly waiting to arrest an illegal immigrant intern working for a prominent U.S. senator until after the election — though the department “categorically” denied the allegation.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested Luis Abrahan Sanchez Zavaleta, 18, in front of his home in New Jersey on Dec. 6. One official… READ MORE
Tea party recalls could backfire
By MAGGIE HABERMAN & ALEX ISENSTADT
Tea party forces are seizing on a new strategy in their attempt to purge Senate incumbents from office: the recall.
While itâ€™s not entirely clear whether their approach will meet constitutional muster, that hasnâ€™t stopped determined groups of grass-roots activists from trying in nearly a half-dozen states.
The most prominent attempt to recall a… READ MORE